Astros Interviews

One of the missions of this project is to better understand the culture of the Astros through the eyes of former professional players.  Hopefully we will establish an honest view of Astros culture, even if it is not always pretty. 

George Culver
George Culver

 

More than just a no-hitter.

Doug Drabek
Doug Drabek

 

The dream always has to end.

Dave Eilers
Dave Eilers

 

The best pitcher you have never heard of before.

Kip Gross
Kip Gross

 

An interview as brief as his career with the Astros

Xavier Hernandez
Xavier Hernandez

 

The most unforgettable fight in Astros history.

Mark Knudson
Mark Knudson

 

A career ended by a common disease.

Rob Mallicoat
Rob Mallicoat

 

One decision changes it all.

Derrick May
Derrick May

 

It's a family thing.

Car Nichols
Carl Nichols

 

Making a career out of making careers. 

CJ Nitkowski
C.J. Nitkowski

 

A bad day has an ending that helps keep perspective on what is important. 

Gregg Olson
Gregg Olson

 

From Rookie of the Year to three teams in one year.

Curt Schilling
Curt Schilling

 

One year in Houston.  A step away from greatness.

Greg Swindell
Greg Swindell

 

The man the Astros picked up too late and gave up on too early.

Frank Thoms
Frank Thomas

 

Not that one.  The other one.

Bruce Von Hoff
Bruce Von Hoff

 

A grateful man giving what is likely his last interview.

Glenn Wilson
Glenn Wilson

 

A powerful arm and a little bit of truth about the Houston Astros.